How to Get Google Drive Documents ID (Publicly Shared) for "Google Drive Document Embedder Module"

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Get Google Drive Documents ID for Google Drive Document Embedder-Module

 

The module "Google Drive Documents Embedder" allows to embed 4 type of documents, those are - PDF, DOC, PPT and Xls/CSV. TO publish them in joomla site you need to have their ID.

Here The ID of PDF and DOC file can be found in a same procedure. 

 

1. Right Click on the PDF/Doc and click on "Get Link" and the click on "Sharing Settings" (see Screen 1)  

 

 Screen 1

 

2. From Dropdown(Anyone on Internet can Find and View ), Click on "More"  (See Screen2)

 

 Screen 2

3.  Then Select Public on the Web and save You will get the link (Screen 3)

 

 Screen 3

 4. Now You have found the link. Copy only the ID from the link - (See Screen 4) In the screen shot. Red underlined content is the ID.

 

 Screen 4

 

The ID of Presentation File and Excel file can be found in a same procedure.

 

1. Right Click on the document. Open with Google Sheets for Excel file and Open with Google Slides for Presentation File.

2. See on Left-top Corner, You will find "File". Click con that you will find "Publish to Web" option. Click on that (See screen 5)

 

Screen 5

 

 

Screen 6

 

3. You will find a popup window. Click on publish button. Then you will find "Link" option(Screen 6) Click on  Link, you will find the link. Copy the link and paste it in Notepad/text document. From that link copy only the ID like - Screen 4. That's it. 

 

 

 

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